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#The100DayProject Update – Day 28

by Sigourney Young

This year I’m completing #The100DayProject and I can’t believe that we’re already at Day 28. It has been such a rewarding and challenging experience and I’ve been so happy to share it with you all on Instagram and Facebook.

I’m well on my way to painting 100 synesthesia artworks in 100 days and I’ve been taking the opportunity to experiment with new styles and mediums. Working abstractly, I’m making my way from 100 to 1 on The Rolling Stone’s ‘The 100 Greatest Songs of the Century – So Far’.

The pile just gets bigger and bigger!

I started the project with the intention to master my new Caran d’Ache Neocolour – Water Soluble Wax Pastels. I’d seen these used online and love the airy, translucent texture of the pastel.

For the first few days, I stuck to these but found myself missing the pure vibrancy of my Holbein Watercolours. Not only was the colour missing, but I wasn’t convinced that the pastel textures captured the music and my synesthesia experience in the way I want.

I soon started experimenting again with abstracts in pure Holbein Watercolours but am determined to find the perfect balance between the two.

It’s 28 days in and I can’t wait to see what the rest of these 100 days holds! For now, here’s the first 28 days

I’m Sigourney

I’m a synesthesia artist that will be forever found with paint on my nose, dancing around the studio in my yoga pants. I love travel, gluten-free brownies and working from the home studio I share with my husband. My goal? To bring you into the world of synesthesia and to create a space online that celebrates the colour and meaning of music.

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Day 1 – “Gasolina” Daddy Yankee feat. Glory

Day 2 – “Int’l Players Anthem (I Choose You),” UGK feat. Outkast

Day 3 – “Archie, Marry Me,” Alvvays

Day 4 – “1901,” Phoenix

Day 5 – “Tighten Up,” The Black Keys

Day 6 – “Can’t Get You Out of My Head,” Kylie Minogue

Day 7 – “Jesus Walks,” Kanye West

Day 8 – “I’m Not Okay (I Promise),” My Chemical Romance

Day 9 – “Stoned and Starving,” Parquet Courts

Day 10 – “Despacito (Remix)” Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber

Day 11 – “1 Thing” Amerie

Day 12 – “Hate to Say I Told You So,” The Hives

Day 13 – “Hannah Hunt,” Vampire Weekend

Day 14 – “We Belong Together,” Mariah Carey

Day 15 – “I Love It,” Icona Pop w/Charli XCX

Day 16 – “My Shot,” Original Broadway Cast of ‘Hamilton’

Day 17 – “One More Time,” Daft Punk

Day 18 – “Lost Cause,” Beck

Day 19 – “New Slang,” The Shins

Day 20 – “Hollaback Girl,” Gwen Stefani

Day 21 – “Ante Up (Robbin-Hoodz Theory)” M.O.P.

Day 22 – “Drop It Like It’s Hot” Snoop Dogg feat. Pharrell

Day 23 – “Young Folks,” Peter Bjorn and John

Day 24 – “Losing My Edge,” LCD Soundsystem

Day 25 – “Get Lucky,” Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams

Day 26 – “The House That Built Me,” Miranda Lambert

Day 27 – “Letter From an Occupant,” The New Pornographers

Day 28 – “House of Jealous Lovers,” The Rapture

Do you have a favourite so far? What song are you looking forward to? Let me know in the comments!

Sigourney xo

April 29, 2019

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